The Secret Garden at the Ambassadors Theatre
Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, London, WC2H 9ND

ABOUT The Secret Garden

Tony award-winning musical The Secret Garden returns to the West End

The Secret Garden: Spring Edition is a brand new 70-minute edition of the 1991 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, The Secret Garden, by Marsha Norman & Lucy Simon.

With a cast of 4 adults, the production will have 21 teams of child actors who will perform in rotation throughout the season.

The Secret Garden has a special place in many people’s hearts. Be it as a novel, a film, or a musical, the timeless story has a way of staying with people far beyond their exposure to it.

The Secret Garden will run for 6 weeks from 27 July 2016 until 31 August 2016 at the Ambassadors Theatre.


Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Orphaned in India, 11 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive Uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. On their estate, she discovers a locked garden filled with magic, a boy who talks to birds, and a cousin she brings back to health by putting him to work in the garden.


To be announced.


Rupert Hands directs with musical direction by Richard Baker, choreography by Jamie Neale and design by Lizzy Leech.


  • Running Time: 1 hour 15 minutes (No interval)